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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) complications
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Complications could include:

  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of the lobe of an organ. Read about why this surgery is performed, and learn about the risks and benefits.
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  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
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  • Diuretics (water pills) help increase the loss of water and salt from the body. Learn more, including types, examples, side effects, and risks.
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  • There are many tests available to diagnose arrhythmias. Read more on how these tests work.
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  • Read more about doctors who treat arrhythmias.
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  • An arrhythmia occurs when electrical impulses, which direct and regulate heartbeats, don't function properly. Heart arrhythmias are common and usually harmless.
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  • A study in 1973 showed a connection between an ear crease & heart disease. Find out if a small mark on your ear could have anything to do with heart disease.
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  • All types of heart disease share common traits and have key differences. Learn about the different types, including coronary, ischemic, and congenital.
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  • A collapse of the lung occurs when air from the lung leaks into the chest cavity. Find out more about a collapsed lung, including symptoms and treatment.
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  • Pneumothorax, or collapsed lung, occurs when air is trapped in the space around your lungs. Learn about the types of pneumothorax and the treatment for it.
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